South Carolina Legislature
South Carolina Legislature

House Amendment 918
S 474 - Session 125 (2023-2024)
Abortion - Fetal Heartbeat

Current Amendment: 918 to Bill 474

Rep. Bauer proposes the following amendment (LC-474.VR1093H):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking SECTION 5 and inserting:

SECTION 5.Article 1, Chapter 71, Title 38 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding: 

Section 38-71-146. All individual and group health insurance and health maintenance organization policies in this State shall include coverage for contraceptives. For purposes of this section, "contraceptive" means the same as in Section 44-41-610(4). A contraceptive may prevent ovulation, fertilization, or implantation in the uterus. A contraceptive does not include any drug, device, or medication used with the intent of terminating a pregnancy of a woman known to be pregnant.